The Pennsbury School Board is poised to vote Tuesday on a novel partnership with the Caron Foundation that would include three full-time counselors in the schools - one each in elementary, middle and high school - who will oversee an array of potentially life-saving services.
The Pennsbury school board Tuesday night approved an aggressive drug and mental health assistance program. The move came after the family a grad who overdosed last spring made an emotional appeal to the board for help.
While charter schools have drawn critics, Camden Education Association President Keith Benson praises LEAP.
"People who are well educated are very difficult to manipulate and to control," Ben Carson told students at the new Vaux Big Picture High School, The school represents a partnerships between the Philadelphia Housing Authority, School District, and Big Picture Philadelphia, an education nonprofit.
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) - A judge has ruled against a Penn State University fraternity seeking to retrieve video recording equipment that was seized in the death investigation of a pledge.
EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (AP) - A school district near Philadelphia says classes will be canceled for a second day Tuesday amid a strike by teachers following the breakdown of contract negotiations.
Police are investigating the shooting death of a 15-year-old and wounding of two other teens in Chester Monday afternoon.
Police are investigating two shootings in Philadelphia Monday, neither fatal.
A 32-year-old Abington man faces charges of aggravated assault by vehicle and reckless endangerment in pedestrian accident outside Abington High School last month.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy unveiled a potential price tag of $400 million for his promise of tuition free community college Monday, but his campaign said later he misspoke and the estimated cost could be about half that amount.
Talks began at 2 p.m. Sunday between the school board and the union representing the district's 403 teachers. Talks broke off a little after 8:30 p.m. Teachers said a strike would begin at 7:30 a.m. Monday.
The Philadelphia Housing Authority has pledged $500 million to transform Sharswood. A key part of that plan rests with Vaux Big Picture High School, newly reopened with a staff determined to reimagine what high school looks like for children in the neighborhood.
An alphabet made by foreign-born students is a centerpiece of Welcoming Week, a celebration meant to present an open, embracing community for immigrants, refugees, and people of all backgrounds. But what for four years had been a low-key cultural festival now takes on new urgency.
Strath Haven High School's massive, 420-member marching band will play a memorial tribute at Friday night's football game to the late Jack Hontz, who rescued the band from the brink of extinction in 1983 by making it inclusive for all students, whether musically talented or not. Hontz' throng of band...